Students Have a Ball for a Cause

February 9, 2012 Maria Jayne 0

Muggles have a chance to grab their broomsticks and fly out to the dance floor. SUNY New Paltz’s chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance, Dumbledore’s Army of New Paltz, is hosting their first ever Yule Ball on Saturday, Feb. 11 in the Student Union Multipurpose Room. The night will consist of food, dancing and Wizard rock music. This formal/semi-formal event is based on the dance in the fourth book, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.” In the book, the dance is held on the night of the Yule and all students fourth-year and above are allowed to attend, but at SUNY New Paltz you must be 18 or older. “The opportunity to have a semi-formal dance is really great,” Julia Fell, secretary of Dumbledore’s Army, said. “Many people, including myself, haven’t been to an event like that since high […]

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Fandoms Unite

November 17, 2011 Eileen Liebler 0

Dumbledore’s Army of New Paltz, a chapter of the national organization The Harry Potter Alliance (HPA), has branched out to talk about other fandoms besides […]